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this is kpix5 news. christin ayers is at the s >> a young tourist vanishes off a bay area street after calling his family with a creepy message. >> we have the story from the spot he was last heard from one week ago tonight. >> reporter: i'm standing right about where palo neto was when he called his family in brazil to tell them he thought someone was after him. it has been seven days and now his family has traveled thousands of miles from brazil to try to find him. >> i'm in trouble. there are some people following me and i need help. call the police. call a taxi. send someone to find me. >> reporter: they're the last words anna hayes heard from her brother, palo neto over the
phone before he mysteriously disappeared one week ago. >> we've been to hospitals. we've been to shelters. we've spread flyers out. >> reporter: but still no sign of palo, an art student studying in los angeles. he came to san francisco october 25th to look into studying at academy of art university. he was only going to stay a couple days, but after meeting someone new he extended his stay. when he called his family in brazil one week ago, anna knew something was terribly wrong. >> he sound terrified, afraid, frightening. >> reporter: anna called san francisco police from brazil, but when they arrived at the scene, no one was there. now police are circulating this, a surveillance shot of a person of interest who used palo's credit card at a mcdonald's in the mission on halloween. anna wants to find that person and plans to stay in san francisco until she has some answers. >> something happened. we are sure about it. but we feel that we are going
to find him. >> reporter: in san francisco kristin ayers. kpix5. >> now san francisco police say palo may be in what they call an altered state of mind. if you know anything, police want to hear from you. breaking news out of new jersey where the search is on for a suspect who opened fire at a shopping mall just before closing time. s.w.a.t. teams and police with k9 units swarmed the garden state plaza mall in paramus around 9:30. so far they've only come across one shell casing even though witnesses reported hearing multiple shots. some said they saw a lone gunman dressed in black from head to toe talking to himself as he opened fire. butt) "they hen another >> i was in the back of the store and i heard the loud noise and something just told me oh, go see what that was. i ran to the front of the store and then out of nowhere the guy walked right past the front door and he's like just shooting shots in the air. >> they were boom and then another boom and then another last boom right after that, right after the second one and
then glass, glass everywhere. >> there are no reports anyone was hurt and now police believe the suspect may have left the mall. also tonight we are hearing from one of the tsa agents shot at l.a.x. he told cbs reporter bigad shaban he was hit while doing his job protecting people. >> reporter: tony grigsby can barely walk after surviving friday's shooting at los angeles international airport. the tsa agent was trying to protect passengers when police say 23-year-old paul ciancia shot him. >> i turned around and there was a gun and he shot me twice. >> reporter: investigators visited ciancia's apartment just outside los angeles and left with his roommate who drove ciancia to the airport but says he had no idea what was going to happen next. authorities say ciancia walked into l.a.x., pulled an assault rifle he hid in two separate pieces of luggage and opened fire. gerardo hernandez, one of the three tsa seats shot, was
killed. grigsby worked with hernandez and considered him a dear friend. >> only now it has hit me that i will never see him again. >> reporter: police shot ciancia four times and took him to a nearby hospital. his family released a statement through their lawyer. >> paul is our son and brother. we will continue to love him and care for him. >> reporter: ciancia left a handwritten note inside his bag saying he made the conscious decision to try to kill multiple tsa employees, but people who knew him say they den know why he wanted to target the tsa -- don't know why he wanted to target the tsa. 13-year-old andy lopez's fay uit today, the parents of a santa rosa teen-age are killed by a sheriff's deputy are suing. 13-year-old andy lopez's family filed a federal lawsuit today against deputy erick gelhaus in sonoma county. the suit claims the shooting two weeks ago was reckless and violated andy's civil rights. investigators have said the deputy opened fire after andy refused orders to drop what looked like a real gun.
it turned out to be a replica ak47. >> we are going to prove through our investigation, through our lawsuit that the shooting of andy lopez was absolutely and unquivocally unjustified. >> we want justice and then also we want an honest investigation. >> gelhaus' attorney has said her client thought his life was in danger. of an attorney for sonoma county says the lawsuit -- an attorney for sonoma county says the lawsuit is premature. tonight the national rifle association has a message for people in one bay area community getting ready to vote tomorrow on some new gun laws. approve the law and expect to be sued immediately. but kiet do says the mayor has a message of his own. >> these are nothing but bullies. >> reporter: sunnyvale mayor did not mince his words about the nra. >> let them come.
i'm a kid from the bronx. i'm used to the fight. >> reporter: this would give gun owners 48 hours to report lost or stolen weapons. sun any veil's two gun sellers would -- sunnyvale's two gun sellers would have to keep sales of guns for two years and ban possession of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds with some exceptions. so anybody with a magazine with more than 10 rounds has to surrender that magazine? >> no. if i understand it, they were grandfathered in and they have a purchase price of it prior to that, they're fine. >> unfortunately a lot of the effort is not backed by a sound legal basis. >> reporter: another says the measure would hurt legal gun owners, for example, like not reporting a stolen gun while you're on vacation. thieves who get ammo sales records could track down owners and steal their guns. mandatory gun laws and lockers could slow down your response in an emergency and high capacity magazines have already been banned for years. >> that law has already been on
the books in california. it's no different than what's already on the book. it's completely redundant. >> reporter: if it passes, the nra vowed to sue. the mayor says bring it on. >> our community i'm going to say is not afraid of the nra. >> reporter: in sunnyvale kiet do, kpix5. >> measure c needs a simple majority to pass. however, if the nra sues and wins, sunnyvale might have to pay the nra's legal fees which could be in the six figures. this bay area daycare worker is under arrest. morgan hill police say 58-year- old anna lopez showed up to work drunk. parents called police before 7:00 this morning. they say something appeared to be wrong as they dropped their kids off at the pa walsh child development center on main avenue. police say lopez smelled of booze. >> no harm. she definitely was per
inebriated. >> tonight lopez faces felony child endangerment charges. so who would try to blow up a frat house with people inside? that's what police at uc davis are trying to figure out. they say someone turned on the gas stove at cappa sig early yesterday morning and lit a small fire. nobody was hurt. people were sleeping at the time, but frat members are still shaken. >> no idea. that's the bad part, scary part. we actually had an officer stay the night and patrol after that happened. >> police are questioning about 40 people at the house for a party on saturday night. california is about to ban has become an increasingly popular habit.. or pleasure dependin tonight andrea borba tells us the university of california is about to ban what has become an increasingly popular habit or pleasure depending who you ask. >> reporter: it's almost easier to find stanford cardinal red on the cal campus than it is to find a smoker.
it's about to get tougher. cal and the entire uc system already smoke free, next to be snuffed out? alto back owe products including e cigarettes. the goal -- all tobacco products including e cigarettes. the goal ucwide is to get staffers and students off tobacco but banning e cigarettes has some questioning the board of regents. >> i don't know what he i feel about e cigarettes since -- what i feel about e something et cetera since they don't -- e-cigarettes since they don't produce the vapor. >> they are a way to kick cancer sticks and throw smoking to the curb. i was a pack and a half a day and now i'm between 0 and 6 milligrams of nicotine. >> reporter: he understands the lack of science behind what he believes but perceives the uc decision to be short
sighted. >> it's very discouraging and definitely counterproductive. >> reporter: on a campus like cal where something is always getting lit up, it does look like it's lights out for the e cigarette. in berkeley andrea borba, kpix5. >> that ban would take effect in january. vivor michelle dr. phil says no interview has changed him like the one you're about to see with cleveland's kidnapping survivor michelle knight. >> so he gets you in this room. what did he tie you up with? es head yes) dp: and hung you?" knight capti >> one of those orange extension cords. i was tied up like a fish, an ornament on the wall. that's the only way i can describe it. i was hanging like this. my feet and i was tied by my neck and my arms with the extension cord going like that. >> oh, my god. so he tied your hands and feet and also around your neck? and hung you? the full interview airs tomw and wednesday.
>> ariel castro held michelle knight captive for 11 years. the full interview airs tomorrow and wednesday. hidd well, it's a scheme that is costing california taxpayers a fortune. sease.. making hidden cameras catch people on food stamps selling the benefits that you pay for. >> the mystery disease making california starfish literally california starfish literally melt into you tell us what you want to pay, and we give you a range of coverages to choose from. who is she? that's flobot. she's this new robot we're trying out, mostly for, like, small stuff. wow! look at her go! she's pretty good. she's pretty good. hey, flobot, great job. oops. [ powers down ] uh-oh, flobot is broken. the "name your price" tool, only from progressive.
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benefits on craigslist for cash and it's costing taxpayers a fortune. >> thanks for meeting me here. >> reporter: our hidden cameras rolling a woman we'll call lori tells our undercover producer about her brilliant idea to gain the system for a quick buck. >> everyone said i was crazy. i had people say to me oh, my god, that's pretty brilliant. >> reporter: this guy we'll call joe rolled up on a state board showing us his cal fresh card he illegally put up for sale on craigslist. >> there's $116 on it. >> reporter: rather than use that 116 bucks for food like he's supposed to, he offers to sell us the card for just $60 cash. lori doesn't even think what she's doing is wrong. >> i figure it this way. they're already giving me the money, okay? i'm not burning them. i'm not stealing from them. >> it's against the law. >> reporter: the cal fresh program is funded by you, the
taxpayer. it serves more than 4 million californians, but the annual cost of food stamp fraud nationwide is 3 quarters of a billion dollars. people attempting to buy or sell food stamps are breaking the law. >> it's an issue we're serious about and monitoring. >> reporter: the department started using custom software to scour social media daily, craigslist, facebook and twitter in search of illegal ads like lori and joe's. since monitoring began in february, 2012 they have found 404 so-called trafficking posts across california and investigators have uncovered 2,600 examples of people abusing their benefit costing taxpayers over $20 million. shadabia smith relies on cal fresh to help put food on the table for her daughter. >> i think that's outrageous. it's a program for people that really, really need it. >> reporter: nick james, kpix5. >> the department of social services says most recipients are using the benefits for their intended purpose. 't work... residents at people living in a public housing skyscraper in san
francisco are complaining the elevators don't work. residents at the clementina towers say the old vitters are slow, often skip floor -- elevators are slow, often skip floors and are out of order. some elderly people were able to leave their apartments when both elevators were out at the very same down. >> these elevators are breaking down constantly. >> tenants have complained. the housing authority insists it's doing its best to keep up with maintenance and repairs on 30 elevators in 22 different buildings. twitter is feeling confident about thursday's ipo. the new price range of 23 to $25 a share increases twitter's potential market value by several billion dollars. originally twitter planned to sell a share between 17 and $20. so what do people think? one a.p. poll found that 36% of americans think buying twitter
stock is a good idea. 47% call it a bad buy. by now most people who use twitter or facebook or instagram know they're giving up some of their privacy. >> wait till you see what julie watts discovered about exactly how much we're revealing. >> reporter: twitter, facebook, instagram, social media is a cultural a manstay and risky business because the more people post, the more real world personal information they expose. >> it is absolutely an objective risk. >> reporter: privacy expert dr. gerald friedland says the issue is geotags, bits of gps data embedded in tweets and photos that give your exact geographic location. now berkeley scientists have created ready or not, a new online app that allows users to enter a twitter or instagram id and track the user's location for the past 30 days. no, it's not intended as a stalking tool, rather to educate you that geotags from every post can create an online
trail of when, where and sometimes with whom you're going about your daily life. it's information anyone can get. >> using this visualization we could see it's creepier than we thought. >> reporter: for instance, watch what happens when i turn my twitter location services on. a quick tweet about my 5:00 story. >> in less than a second it tells you that she's in the station. >> reporter: now i'm not too concerned about tweeting the station's location, but now i'm about to go undercover for another story we're working on. #overcharges. >> that's where the. >>ing area is. >> reporter: and twitter just blew -- that's where the shopping area is. >> reporter: and twitter just blew my cover. with just one tweet anyone can track my regular routine, concerning for me but downright dangerous for kids and that's who ready or not is targeting. >> our a man goal in the project is not to prevent people -- main goal in the
project is not to prevent people from using social media. we want people to make educated decisions how they use social media. >> reporter: turn off your app's location services before you post to protect yourself and don't rely on social media sites to keep your information private. you are your own best privacy advocate. >> the internet never forgets. it's like an elephant. it only duplicates. >> reporter: julie watts, kpix5. >> a recent study out of usc found 20% of tweets gave away their author's location right down to the street. something is killing california starfish and marine biologists are baffled. the creatures are stricken with the disease that causes them to lose their arms and disintegrate. the sea star wasting disease is caused by bacteria normally seen in el nino years, but this is not one of those years. >> it could be an outbreak because the populations are so, so large. it could be nature's way of diminish being the population.
>> scientists say they're seeing the -- diminishing the population. >> scientists say they're seeing the disease in starfish from california to alaska. i'm baffled why there hasn't been any rain. >> this could be the exact opposite of an el nino year. we had rainfall the second day of autumn. we have not seen a drop of rain since, haven't seen any rainfall at all since september 21st. a live look outside tonight, election day is tomorrow. so we've got red, white and blue colors on city hall here in san francisco. get out and exercise your right to vote tomorrow. a little chilly tomorrow morning. here are your overnight lows, 30s north bay, santa rosa, napa 39 degrees, fairfield 43, freemont 42. it will likely be the coldest night of the year, but we need some rain. we can get october go. we only average an inch of rainfall. november is where we get things going with rainfall. by december we're averaging 4 inches of rainfall, but not the first four days of november, not tomorrow, not wednesday.
san mateo sunshine tomorrow, 67 degrees, warmer wednesday, sunny and mild with a high of 71. a lot of the chess pieces are in place for rainfall to make it here, but it's just not getting here yet. the storm track is very active. they are very potent storms in the pacific northwest, but the rain up here isn't making it down here yet. there's a good reason. very strong area of high pressure is shoving and muscling all that rainfall keeping it up north. every storm system that wants to dig down in the bay area is not getting that chance yet because of that ridge and the next storm that moves in thursday and friday will not get that chance. the rain may cross the california/oregon border, but it's not going to make it here. the next storm most likely will be next week. as a matter of fact, we'll be sunny through thursday, a little cooler friday in the 60s and cooler into the weekend, but that pattern change with much needed rainfall will not get here until next week.
highs for your tuesday livermore 72, shows 70, freemont -- san jose 70, freemont 66, san ramon mid-60s, san rafael 70, petaluma 72, clovedale 74 degrees with sunshine tomorrow. warmest day is wednesday, still sunny, still sunny thursday. friday we're a little cooler and cloudier. weekend we'll have highs in the 60s and sunday night and veterans day monday looks like we'll turn the corner. i want to make this prediction now, that when it starts raining, it will keep raining for a while. when we get there when this pattern finally breaks down, it will get wet. >> great. we need it. coming up next a famous coming up next a famous actress admits she was ,,,,
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star on the walk of fame to her siblings accepted the honor on her behalf. the tes native o in singing legend janis joplin got a star on the walk of fame today. her siblings accepted the honor on her back. the texas native moved to san francisco in the 1960s, of course. she died of a heroin overdose at age 26. actress michelle pfeiffer says she was once in a culture. >> a cult believes humans can live on sunlight alone. she told the daily telegraph when she moved to los angeles she met a couple that were kind of like personal trainers. they put her on a strict diet and were very controlling. she realized she was in a cult while helping her first husband
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be received by philadelphia's 3- 0 start. there were more cracks discovered in the liberty bell. andre iguodala, what a show he gave tonight. and then curry to iguodala on the wing nails one of his seven three's, 27 of his 32 came in the 1st half. it was curry with the career night, 18 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds, his second career triple double. warriors win 110-90. i had a twitter follower tonight. dear dennis, what is a triple double? that courtesy of census in san francisco. thanks for asking. it's when a player posts double digit figures in three offensive categories. >> i don't understand. the dolphins suspended offensive lineman richie incognito indefinitely for bullying fellow lineman jonathan martin. a voicemail was released today with incognito calling martin a
racial slur, threatening to hit his mother and threatening to kill him. martin a sanford product led the team last week. it's unclear when he'll return -- left the team last week. it's unclear when he'll return. today john madden pointed a fung at the miami coaching staff. >> -- a finger at the miami coaching staff. >> that's a coaching job and they have so many of them. these teams have like 25 assistant coaches now. they ought to know everything. sometimes i think we think the players are more leaders on teams than they really are. mclellin. he landed ackwardn the shoulder.. rep aaron rodgers and the packers hosting the bears. rodgers hit and landed awkwardly on his shoulder. reports say he's got a broken collarbone. bears down a field goal in the 3rd. jeffrey with the go ahead touchdown. bears beat the packers 27-20, but green bay likely lost more than a football game tonight.
i have in my hand the monday night top five. marshall thundering herd might want to ease up thundering out of the tunnel nearly trampling the ball boy. no. 4, more from the iguodala show. hank plante loves -- where is hank these days? relaxing in his beautiful palm springs home watching passes like. that no. 3, keep your eyes on devonte douglas. somewhere lebron james is jealous of that putback. no. 2, quebec junior hockey coach ken malau didn't like the call. he was fined $1,000. no. 1, top ranked kentucky is so good they're giving baskets away for the other team. james young tries to save the ball, flips it into the wildcats opposing hoop. wild can'ts win 97-72. -- wildcats win 97-72. as for this ridiculous story of the a's playing at at&t park, there's a better